You have a cold? Try a pinch of tiger, or a smattering of red panda. A Chinese medicine maker’s pantry is spread over the hills of Darjeeling, but this zoo is doing all it can to protect the animals.
Somali women escape to the gym After years of war, Somalia’s women escape to the gym
VIDEO: Need to know: Somalia’s future BBC Swahili’s Kevin Mwachiro explains what could be in store for Somalia as the country enters a new phase.
Got a tablet or a smartphone? Prefer accessing the wonderful world of t’internet through an app rather than your clunky laptop? You may be interested to learn that Liz and I have today successfully launched our new followtheboat app! What’s more, it’s free. Free of charge, free of adverts, free of clutter. Just free!
It was a real treat to go out and sail a carbon-fibre racing boat, even if there was no wind! For me, having not sailed for almost 2 years, it was refreshing to get back out on the water. Here’s a little video clip of that day, when we still managed to hit 9 knots with bugger-all wind! John is your skipper, Neil is the fisherman and Gladwin checks exactly how salty the water is.
Merkel coalition ahead, first time in 2 years – poll BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s centre-right coalition has inched ahead of the main opposition parties for the first time in two years, a poll showed on Sunday – thanks to a surge in support for the maverick Pirate Party at the expense of the Social Democrats. Related Stories … Read More
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